While the uproar over the BTN continues, let's look at what happens to some of our university students after they graduate. The following was the answer received by Selayang MP William Leong in Parliament recently: In 2004, there were 4,594 unemployed...
This evening I was at a local fruit vendor's stall and happened to overhear another customer, a young woman, with a child nearby, speaking in Tamil into her cellphone: "I was planning to buy this fruit," she said, "but...
The federal government's recently announced minimum monthly wage of RM800 for Sabah and Sarawak falls below the poverty line of the two states, Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng has pointed out. During the recent Workers' Day celebration in...
It's been a tough couple of months for Dr Jeyakumar Devaraj. First, he was arrested on 25 June 2011 and kept in solitary confinement. He was released a week later - only to be re-arrested under the Emergency Ordinance...
Blog reader Michael wrote this in response to the drive to open up Penang to Big Business from foreign shores. Michael writes: It is interesting what politicians will say to a foreign audience and not to a local audience. “We are...